Estelle had a habit of walking around the castle at night. What she didn’t know is that her little habit would change her life forever.
Mystery & Suspense
Her Confession, an Excerpt
Just when you think you’ve caught the criminal of the biggest case in your town, a meddlesome young police officer is there to foil your plans. Maybe he’s right, but what are you to do?
Bed-Stuy had always been home for Jordan, but what will he do when something seems to be coming with him? Sometimes the real monsters are closer than you think.
The Pearl Of My Eye
After finding her grandmother’s pearl necklace, Roman’s life seems to turn upside down. Given the chance to fix everything, will she make it in just the nick of time, or remain stuck forever?
Swedish Meatballs By Alba Suarez & Zoe Weiner Follow our protagonist—a college student newly arrived in Sweden for a study abroad program—as she tries to navigate some… mysterious customs in…
This story was inspired by Maurizio Cattelan’s banana-taped-to-the-wall art piece at Art Basel Miami.
The Science of Silence: An Exploration of the Absence of Sound
In a Halloween-esque manner, this poem explores silence, ritualistic elements of insomnia, and isolation. What it means, however, is up to you to interpret.
The Last Story
No one told Liz journalism was going to be hard. It’s not until after she’s fired from her job that she comes face-to-face with a groundbreaking story, but it may be her last.
Adventures of Olive and Comet: Valentine’s Day
Olive starts Valentine’s day expecting a fulfilling day with her best friend, Comet. However, her day quickly changes trajectory when unforeseen circumstances arise.
The story of a woman who is willing to ignore many things for her love.
A college freshman arrives on campus with her loyal guide dog. Whispers from the trees lead her to question her purpose: will she be an advocate or a bystander?
Where Are the Children?
We wrote stories based on old nursery rhymes, giving them a new twist. Ivy’s story “Where Are the Children?” is a reimagining of “The Pied Piper of Hamelin,” which Kathleen has illustrated.
Lyz and Maya Swap Genres
When we first met as mentor and mentee, we began exploring each other’s writing tastes. Sure, we had a lot in common but we also had our strengths and weaknesses as awesome writers. We decided to swap our favorite genres of writing, and provide rules and guidelines for each other to see what developed when we pushed ourselves out of our writing comfort zones.
Got Your Back
Mary is a broke grad student whose only excitement is her online relationship with the mysterious “Clay,” but Mary has other admirers.
An unassuming actress arrives at her audition, but nothing seems to be what it appears. From the peculiar office, to the even stranger auditioner, there lies something haunting lurking being the scene of one final audition.